September 14, 2019

Game of Thrones Tours – Handmade Stark Cloaks

“What he wears, you know, says something about who he is. So he’s not prepared to be flouncing about like the others in gowns and silks and stuff like that.” – Sean Bean on Ned Stark. The incredibly talented costume department in Game of Thrones know how to make you feel like the people you’re watching really do come from a real place that’s chilling cold in the North or vibrant and warm in the south. In season one the set designers wanted to get across to the viewer that everything in Winterfell was sourced from within a fifty mile radius of the castle. The Stark cloak is traditionally a heavy dark wool that keeps in heat even when wet. The cloaks come in different colours of blacks, greys, browns and lighter greys and blues. The sheep or wolf skin around the neck helps keep the the shoulders warm and […]